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Aug 24, 2013 9:00am PDT
. when women succeed, america succeeds. when people of color succeed, america succeeds. he would also want us to be fighting for voting rights. certainly we must pass a bill in the congress to correct what the supreme court did, but we must also be sure that every person who is eligible to vote can vote and that their vote would be counted. when i was here 50 years ago, people said -- and that includes voting rights for the district of columbia. when i was here 50 years ago people say, what do you remember most? and the music is playing, so i'll say this. dr. king said this 50 years ago, the music of the march, the harmony of the civil rights movement, the notes of dr. king's inspirational words must continue to inspire us to compose as dr. king said on that august afternoon a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. are you ready to beat the drum for that beautiful symphony of brotherhood? are you ready to realize the dream? thank you all very much. >> that was representative nancy pelosi. she has represented california's 12th district for more than 25 years. she is, of course, the first w
Al Jazeera America
Aug 30, 2013 9:00pm EDT
were killed. those are the headlines at this hour. america tonight is up next. you can get the latest news online at al jazeera.com. i will see you at 11:00 eastern time. >> on america tonight, now it's all in the timing. washington sends its firmest signals yet that it intends to act. >> they are watching. they want to see whether the united states and our friends mean what we say. >> back to school and adding up the risks. chicago students seek safe passage to class. >> it be glasses on the floor and the drugs. you have to walk through all of that danger and it's very carry. >>> also tonight, losing control. a burst of heat threatens to fuel a new round of california wildfires. ♪ >>> and good evening, thanks for being with us, i'm joie chen. while the timing remains a mystery, the white house laid down some clear markers about the actions against syria. both president obama and his chief diplomat, secretary of state john kerry had high confidence that the syrian government used chemical weapons against its own people and set fairly clear guidelines in place about how it intends to
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 3:00pm EDT
.c. should be the 51st state of the united states of america. statehood for 600,000 residents . finally, let it go forth that this is not only a commemoration, a continuation, but what you have here are two generations that have come together. there's a lot said about the joshua generation, the younger people. but i remind them it was the moses generation that pointed the way. we need both generations working side by side together and so let this be a day in which moses points the way for joshua and the walls of segregation, of racism, materialism come tumbling down. with that, let me introduce our first speaker for this segment, the director of foreign policy, committee of the national egislation, dr. michael chang. the day after king died, robert kennedy spoke on the mindless men as of violence. here is what he said. what has violence accomplished? what has it created? we tolerate a rising level of violence. we flor if i killing on movie screens and call it entertainment. we make it easy for men to acquire weapons. we honor swagger and wielders of force. we excuse those who are willing to
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 11:00pm EDT
in his book, i try to love america. but i cannot love things. no one in good health can. imagine a world of material wealth is devoid of people. i try to love america and its people, the dominant majority, their depiction of me and their treatment of mine. i have had to try to love america but they would not love the african whole of me. thus i could not love america. i have come to know that i have tried to love america's ideals and promise and process. these things could mean no more to me than they have to those that conceived them were written on were cited and ultimately betrayed them. then i stopped trying to love america. with that has come a measure of unexpected contentment that is settled upon me like an ancient ceremonial robe, warm and splendid, mislead but valued all the more for its belated retrieval. randall robinson, thank you for being with us. >> guest: thank you for having me. >> on this week's newsmakers, dana rohrabacher. he's chairman of the foreign affairs subcommittee on europe, eurasia, and emerging threats. we discussed a variety of foreign policy topics
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 8:35pm EDT
of america. residents.or 600,000 forth thatt it go this is not only a commemoration of continuation. but what you have here are two generations that have come together and there is a lot said about the joshua generation. the younger people. them, it was the moses generation that pointed the way. we need both generations working side-by-side together and so let this be a date in which moses points the way for joshua the walls of segregation of racism and materialism come tumbling down. our that, let me introduce irst speaker for this segment, the director of foreign policy friends committee, a national legislation, dr. michael shank. >> the day after martin luther king died, robert kennedy spoke on violence. here is what he said, what has violence accomplished and created? we tolerate a rising level of violence that ignores our common humanity. we glorify killing on movie screens and call it entertainment. we make it easy for men to acquire at weapons. we honor the wielders of force. we excuse those willing to build their lives on the shattered dreams of other. there is another violence just a
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 9:00am EDT
, but that is a dangerous belief, said the president. dr. king called america the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today. he was right. and still is today. when profit motive and property rights are considered more important than people, he said, militarism is incapable of being conquered. a true revolution of values will look and easily on the glaring contrast to party and well. thise revelation will say way of settling differences is not just. american can lead the way in the revolution of values. no document can make these humans any less of our brothers. the true meaning of compassion and non-parlance is when it helps us to see the enemies point of view. there is nothing to prevent us from re- ordering our priorities. the pursuit of peace will take precedence over the pursuit of war. let us practice what they -- >> ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the national but justice coalition -- of the national black justice coalition. >> one of my mentors told me in order to truly be free, you must give to causes greater than yourself. every day, and educate, allocate, and celebrate the lot
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2013 12:30pm EDT
struggle to recover from the worst economic calamity since the greaped, america needs a new marshall plan for our city to provide jobs, infrastructure improvements, and a true lasting stimulus to the economy. while we are inspired today by the majesty of power of my father's extra dation of yesterday year we must be mindful of this imperative of love. he thought the -- sought the beloved community where we could live together with peace and equality. we must embrace that love and cease the violence. no more senseless newtown or columbines, no more daily killings of our young people by our young people on the streets of chicago and countless neighborhoods across the country. we need more gun control but we also need more love. yes, we all need love for each other, blarks white, and yellow, red and brown, gay and straight, christians muslims and jews. and all of god's children loving one another. we must embrace love and hold on to that powerful spiritual which inspired my father's generation and inspires us still today. we aren't going to let nobody turn us around. we aren't going to let n
CNN
Aug 20, 2013 6:00pm PDT
about coming to america. wide spread furry and december stress in distress over this in australia. >> there really has. disbelief, shock. chris was a rising star having the time of his life over in the united states. we've all heard about gun violence in america, but this really brought it home. parents in australia who may have children on scholarships in the u.s. and students themselves, just out of disbelief that could happen to one of ours. this is the front page in melbourne here today, "the herold son." it says the team's american police shot our star. it's senseless and the reaction from the family as well as reporting from that baseball club just north on melbourne here. family, friends and team mates and people from the local baseball club have been down there this week. terribly sad, they are placing a baseball with tributes, flowers on the home base. his mother and father held back tears and described chris as another normal kid. he loved baseball and the game since he was 15 years old and loved it because he wanted to go to college in the u.s., piers, and saw this was
CSPAN
Aug 25, 2013 12:00am EDT
. the new militancy of 1963 changed america and inspired the world. but the promise -- the promise of democracy has not been made real for all of us. the promise is not real for people who work hard and play by the rules every single day, struggling to pay their bills. the promise is not real for retirees who work hard all their lives but don't know how they will make it day to day. the promise is not real for students who graduate under so much debt they wonder if they will ever climb out of it. and the promise is not real for all of us if it is not real for all of us it is not real for any of us. so we are here to replenish our spirit, restore our faith, and renew our activism. today we march for a nation where workers have decent pay, good benefits and rights on a job that no one can steal. today we march for a nation where the golden years of retirement are spent in peace, not in poverty. today we march for a nation where our children, no matter what they look like, where they live, or what they wear, can walk our streets in freedom and not in fear. today we march for a nation
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 10:00am EDT
in households across america. the summons ignited a movement to make real the promise of democracy. of course everyone knows the "i had a dream" speech, but the fierce urgency of now part of it was not only an inspiration, it was a motivation to act. was not the first time dr. martin luther king jr. urged fellow travelers to reject the status quo, to in his words at the march, refuse to take the tranquilizing drug of gradualism. seven years early now to trim of in francisco, my hometown, 1956, dr. king delivered the same message to the delegates of the naacp convention. --said "now i realize those all over are telling us we must slow up, he said, but we cannot afford this slow up. we have a moral obligation to press on because of our love for america and our love for the democratic way of life, we must keep moving. in san francisco in 1956 to the mall in 1963 to america today, dr. king's message endures. we must keep moving. our heritage and our hope. advancing civil or voting rights. within two years after the march, there would be a historic civil rights act and a voting rights act. that is
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 2:00pm PDT
changed america. >> his words belong to the ages. possessing a power and prove if i unmatched in our time. >> i have a dream. >> they opened minds. they melted hearts. >> we must keep the faith and keep our eyes on the prize. >> that was the spirit of young people like john lewis brought to that day. >> and america is that promised land for all of us. >> in the face of violence, they stood up and sat in. >> because they kept marching. america changed. >> and yes, eventually the white house changed. >> free at last, free at last. thank god almighty, we are free at last. >> good to have you with us tonight. thanks for watching. i'm ed schultz. "the ed show." we're here monday through friday 5:00 eastern. today was a big day of emotion for this country. a day of record, a day of reflection. to me, you know what, i am so feeling so good about inside is because i think today was a day of learning for a lot of americans. there are a lot of american who's weren't alive 50 years ago today that kind of wondered what this was all about. and the neat thing about it all is that you can't change the f
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 6:00am EDT
joining forces, we are so proud of the work you've done to help rally america around military families and veterans. i'm inspired by what they're doing, so thank you, michelle, for your extraordinary work. join at was proud to your convention three years ago. [applause] it is wonderful to be back. i want to thank your national much.der, thank you so teame entire leadership johnson, burgess, don adams, all the incredible spouses and spouses that the dav auxiliary. i want to thank barry janowski. i got it. [laughter] they used to mispronounce obama, too. [laughter] i want to thank barry and your grade team in washington. disabled american veterans, like all veterans, you carry in your hearts the story of brave service that took you to every as young men earth , leftmen, you left home everyone you ever knew because clouds gathered far across the sea. you had your whole life ahead of you, but you were willing to risk all of it for this land that we love. because you know from hard experience what we must never our country and doors because in every generation there are americans like you w
FOX
Aug 25, 2013 10:00am PDT
since martin luther king inspired a generation with his dream for america. we'll ask our sunday panel about the games of the past half century and where the civil rights movement stands today. all right now on "fox news sunday." >>> hello again from fox news in washington. >>> there are reports and shocking video out of syria this week that seem to show the assad regime is engaged in the largest use of chemical weapons since saddam hussein attacked his people a quarter century ago. bob returned. we are told u.s. navy ships are moving closer to the coast of syria. president obama says this is a big event of grave concern but the president then adds we need to act deliberately. >> what we've seen is that folks will call for immediate action jumping into stuff that does not turn out well. gets us mired in very difficult situations. >> senator corker, how much proof does president obama need, and if he decide that bashir el assad used chemical weapons on a large scale against his people, what should he do? >> chris, the amount of social media coming out of syria indicates this is no
NBC
Aug 11, 2013 6:30pm EDT
. she grew up speaking english and spanish and became a hit in latin america as well. >>> eydie gorme died yesterday in los angeles. she was 84-year-old. and there is this note tonight about a hidden gem. 12-year-old michael of north carolina was on a family visit to the crater of diamond state park in arkansas when he hit genuine pay dirt. not just any diamond, but a 5.16 carat brown diamond. it's the 27th largest diamond found since the park opened back in 1972 and the 8th largest brown diamond. it's not known just how much it's worth yet. it's still in the rough. and up next sharing skilled and building a field of dreams. ,000 these champions are making a difference. these champions ara difference. these champions are difference. these champions are difference. these champions are difference. these champions are difference. hthese champions are difference. othese champions are difference. wthese champions are difference. these champions area difference. my mantra? trust your instincts to make the call. to treat my low testosterone, my doctor and i went with axiron, the only underar
SFGTV
Aug 8, 2013 5:30pm PDT
of america. can you believe that the vision and the determination so all one person or maybe 20 thousand can say oh, i'm home. i'm home. it's been an honor to be part of that. thank you all of you and thank everyone who will be and was a part of this thank you. (clapping) >> it's my pleasure to welcome supervisor mar are a cowen. she's actually on many city hall committees and boards. she was elected over the retirement system overseeing $17 billion. where is denise. $17 billion of investment money but here priority is her community. last week the supervisor helped with the family and musical and food festival. whether she's working inside or outside of city hall we know she's working hard to keep our district healthy and save. please welcome supervisor cowen >> yes $17.6 billion but whose counting. i look forward in entertaining a conversation that we will be able to have about using this funds making an investment in the community (clapping) we make investments all around the world with this fund why not no our own neighborhood; right? really putting our money where our mouth is. okay.
FOX News
Aug 3, 2013 9:00am PDT
bombing bow- toy business. you will want to meet mo. america's news headquarters starts right now. hello, everybody. we begin with what has everyone talking this woke week. a global warning from the state department. two dozen consulates will be closed tomorrow because of a massive terrorist threat. some are questions about the timing and how the administration is handling this. molly is joining us live. >> president obama we are learning was briefed on the potential al-qaeda terrorist threat and there is two prongs of how the obama administration is handling the terror attack. warning all americans about international travel spectacularly in the midoast and north africa. and two embassies and consulates will close as a precaution. tomorrow is also president obama's birthday and the now president of iowa ran is supposed to be worn in. before the president left to play golf he got an update and he will get additional updates throughout the woke week. the embassies and consulates that will close will stretch from eastern africa to bangladesh. the u.s. picked up increased chatter that a ter
SFGTV
Aug 5, 2013 7:00am PDT
planning for the 34th america's cup and update on the city's plans to make the 34th america's cup the most accessible and international sailing event in history, including accessible paths to travel, transit, seating and signage. presentation by adam van de water, assistant project manager, office of economic and workforce development. at 2:10 the council will take a 10-minute break. 7, information item, mental health awareness month, spot light on psychiatric disabilities, support service and recovery. a, language matters. discussion about the relationship between the stigma surrounding mental health challenges and the language we use to talk about them. presentation by terri byrne, solve program coordinator and gillan plumadore, community advocate mental health association of san francisco. b, resources and supports for hoarding and cluttering challenges an overview of the services, supports and resources in san francisco for both individuals with hoarding and cluttering challenges, stakeholders and advocates providing services. presentation by michael gause, deputy director meth health
ABC
Aug 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking overnight. the president's tough words for syrian leader, bashar al assad, as u.n. inspectors prepare to leave syria, american warships move into position. the entire middle east bracing for an attack. and we're live from the region. >>> i wish to god these circumstances had been different. >> an abc news exclusive interview with george zimmerman's wife, speaking out for the first time about the night trayvon martin was shot. and the terrifying months in hiding with her husband. >>> breaking overnight. explosive allegations about nfl star aaron hernandez. was he using angel dust and carrying a gun at all times? now, big questions about how much patriots coach bill belichick really knew about his player's behavior. >>> shocking on the racetrack when a driver loses control. trapped him and engulfed in flames. how he walked away, racing in the same car just 30 minutes later. >>> and good morning, america. the crisis in syria continues to grow. so many developments right now, as that deadline looms for the u.n. inspectors to leave syria. there
ABC
Aug 13, 2013 7:00am EDT
to new york and good morning america. lynette charles is is standing by as we continued and you have stressed we may not be out of the woods for the day. >> so we have the round this morning and we have not had the cold front move through. once that slides through a little later we can see another round of the clashing of the air masses possibly more severe weather. >> all right. as you can find out the latest on this going to abc2news.com and bc2an and twitter and storm shield app and take advantage and we will stay on the story throughout the course of the day bringing outmost accurate information that we know now to new york be safe out there. jon karl from the white house. >> reporter: a clear sign she has not retired from politics. hillary clinton gave her first major policy speech since stepping down as secretary of state. and made it clear there's much more to come. she's back. in a speech before the american bar association, hillary clinton announced she plans to give a series of big policy speeches in the coming months. monday night, she addressed voting rights and racial di
PBS
Aug 2, 2013 3:30pm PDT
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SFGTV2
Aug 10, 2013 1:30pm PDT
. coal is pretty simple stuff. if you can't burn it in america, put it on a train, ship it over to china or india. so, we got market forces. and against that we have to marshal intelligence and collaboration and political response, because this stuff is serious. and the fact that people aren't worried about it and don't talk about it doesn't mean it isn't serious. and that's the insidious character of this -- of this challenge, that some people know about it, 90, 97% of the scientists who deal in climate science all agree that when it comes to doing something it takes leadership. and not just political leadership, but business leadership, church leadership, academic leadership. and that's the context, i believe, in which you have come together. you're focusing on solar energy. that's a big piece. there's plenty of sun out there to take care of our energy. it's going to take time. it's going to take technology. it's going to take scientific breakthroughs, research, and development. and it's going to take storage. and it's going to take various insebastianvv stifle. just in california you
Current
Aug 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
praised essential new book "collision 2012", obama versus romney and the future of elections in america. he joins us now from washington, d.c. dan, what a pleasure. thank you so much for being here on "viewpoint." >> john, thank you. >> john: congratulations to all of the acclaim your book has received. as you know, this weekend in iowa, both santorum and cruz criticized the romney campaign for its use of the catchphrase "you did build that." their argument it was another instance of him cozying up to the rich republicans. was that mitt romney's core problem as you see it? >> well, it was certainly a problem, john, in this respect. governor romney and president obama look at the economy from two totally different perspectives. their life experiences push them in different directions. when governor romney talked about the economy, he often talked about it from the perspective of job creators, whether small business people or larger business owners. he did not talk about the economy in terms of the working people. the people who were working in those factories or in the small businesses.
ABC
Aug 24, 2013 4:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking right now, wall of flames. a massive wildfire, threatening vacationers at one of america's most famous tourist attractions. the all-out battle on the ground and in the air at yosemite national park. and the drastic move california's governor has been forced to take. >>> fighting to the finish. san diego's mayor resigns under a cloud of sexual harassment complaints. but remains stunningly defiant. >> if given due process, i would be vindicated. >> this morning, the new criminal investigation and the outrage over his severance package. >>> caught on tape. this brave 8-year-old girl fighting off a kidnapper using her teeth. what she is saying this morning about this terrifying encounter. >>> and back 'n sync. it's officially on. justin timberlake reunited with the members of his hot boy band. millions of women remembering their teenage days. they hit the stage soon. are you ready to party like it's 1999? s ♪ i know i want take no more it ain't no lie ♪ >>> i have so many questions. like, is that a perm? or is it natural? >> it's naturally cu
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
in pregnancy are very low. >> how did america get so mediocre? >> i think parents- both parents started working. and the mom is in the workplace. >> for everyone who is a valedictorian, there is another 100 out there that they weigh 130 pounds and they've got cavs the size of cantaloupes because they're hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert. >> i have no idea. >> even at this point? >> well, i don't know. was there a birth certificate? you tell me. some people tell me that was not his birth certificate. i'm saying i don't know. >> so with all of this autopsy, joy, with all of this, we need to reach out, expand the tent. we need to really make a new party. these are the kind of things that they have representing their party. to the core, they can't change it. >> exactly. and what you just showed there, that was the core demographic of the republican party now. it is a generation of almost entirely men, almost entirely white there are women in it as well, who come from a generation where they resent the changes that took place in the 20th century. they resent things like bussing. they
SFGTV2
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am PDT
of north america because we had made our aggressive push in the renewable energy, particularly in solar. (applause) >> thank you. and we want other cities to win that title as well. we're not satisfied being the only city in north america that earns that title. we want other cities to earn that as well because that will up the competition, and we like competition in this area. we also passed a business tax exclusion for clean tech firms in our city. we've taken advantage of our position as being in the center for business and innovation to become a hub for international clean tech firm. our historic strength and our city has been in finance, and, so, solar firm are moving here to san francisco to be close to their financial partners and to major utilities and government agencies such as pacific gas and electric, our san francisco public utilities commission, our california public utilities commission as well as the environmental protection agencies. we are now home to more than 35 solar companies and five of the top 10 solar module manufacturers in the world have their offices here in s
ABC
Aug 16, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. to our viewers in the west. breaking right now. state of emergency. egypt in chaos. tens of thousands of protesters pouring into the streets on this day of rage. teargas thrown. we're live from cairo. >>> breaking overnight, hannah anderson in public for the first time since her ordeal. family and friends rallying around her. and now, new details that show her abduction was carefully planned. her kidnapper, stockpiling weapons before he stole her away. >>> two, separate, shocking bear attacks at one of the most popular national parks in the country. hikers charged by a momma grizzly. hear how they fought her off. >>> i'm calling to report stuff stolen. >> a frantic 911 call. a wedding dress stolen from a bride-to-be, just hours before she walked down the aisle. and the dramatic save by the emergency dispatcher to get that bride to the church on time. >>> certainly tucked in at home. big morning ahead here. we want to first take you, just north of here, central park. could be our biggest crowd and concert of the summer. i'm just going to own this. "go
ABC
Aug 23, 2013 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning, america. and breaking overnight, a sudden and massive hailstorm, knocking out towns in the west. cars filled. snowplows are forced to clean it all up. entire streets turn to rivers, as a week of flash flooding looms. and the fire at yosemite, now tripling in size. zblanchts breaking at this hour. president obama's tough words on the syria crisis right now. calling the potential use of chemical weapons there, a grave concern. >> no doubt that when you start seeing chemical weapons used on a large scale, and again, we're still gathering information about this particular event. but it is very troublesome. >>> and a surprise this morning. ♪ batman >> the new batman revealed. oscar-winner, ben affleck, will be bruce wayne. the choice makes headlines worldwide, as he gets set to go up against superman. >>> and a major announcement this morning about these two adorable cubs. "gma's" exclusive access to the nursery of the only panda twins in america, as they wave good morning, america. >>> they were waving on the inside, lara. i'm sure. hello, america. good morning t
FOX News
Aug 25, 2013 11:00am PDT
years since martin luther king inspired a generation with his dream for america. we ask our sunday panel about the gains of the past half century and where the civirights movement stands today. all right now on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in washington. there are reports and shocking video out of syria this week that seem to show the assad regime is engaged in the largest use of chemical weapons since saddam hussein attacked his own people a quarter century ago. bob corker of tennessee is the top republican on the senator foreign relations committee and recently returned from the middle east. congressman elliott angle is the top democrat on the house foreign affairs committee. gentlemen, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> thank you. >> the president's national security team met this weekend to discuss military options, including the possibility of a crews missile strike. we're told that u.s. navy ships are moving closer to the coast of syria. president obama says this is a big event of grave concern. but, the president then adds that we need to act deliberately. >
PBS
Aug 30, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. >> we have this, in my view, race-based partisan gridlock that denies the possibilities that america can do what we proved we could do in the 60s, which is tackle our toughest problem. >> brown: and we remember seamus heaney-- the nobel-prize winning poet who died today in his native ireland. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and friends of the newshour. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the obama administration today laid out its case, in detail, that the syrian government used chemical weapons on its own people last week. secretary of state john kerry minced no words in a blunt accounting of the attack. and,
FOX News
Aug 19, 2013 3:00am PDT
supports the nsa surveillance program. he says the program itself works in protecting america from terrorism and has what he calls a 99.99% batting average in being compliant. >> this whole tone of snooping and spying that we use i think it's horrible, it's a distortion and a smear and a slander of good patriotic americans. >> reporter: senator rand paul, by the way, says the constitutionality of the nsa program must be evaluated. steve? >> thank you very much. peter king went directly at rand paul, said basically he's lying about the program. and he's just breathless in defending it as michael hayden. where is the president? he doesn't go to pat for this. he's analyzing this and it's his program. from michael hayden he says "the washington post" publishes this story. look at the numbers. there's been 115 incidents, incorrectly entered. mistakes made. none intentional. so that's out of 61 million inquiries a compliance rate of 99.998. look beyond the numbers and the headlines. >> right. michael hayden has and i temple in the "usa today" today where he talks in an op-ed just trust u
ABC
Aug 13, 2013 7:00am PDT
this morning. >>> good morning, america. breaking this morning, funnel clouds reported right now over maryland. heavy rains over the west. two dead, so many running from the raging waters. 16 states in the flood zone right now. >>> and overnight, a shocking fall. a major league baseball game. a fan plunging 65 feet from the upper deck, right in front of horrified spectators. why does this keep happening? and what can be done to prevent it? >>> guardian angel revealed. the woman saved in the nick of time after her terrible accident on the highway finally meets the man who came out of nowhere to rescue her. wait until you hear what she said to him. >>> into the abyss. the fearless female daredevils defying gravity more than 3,000 feet in the air. why they say doing this is safe. the mind-blowing moves going viral this morning. >>> and good morning, america. robin and sam are off today. and it's shaping up to be a very busy tuesday. so much to get to. including the father of 16-year-old hannah anderson. he is now speaking out for the first time since hannah's kidnapping. what an ord
ABC
Aug 7, 2013 6:00am PDT
. there is nothing else i could is done. >> you could see more of the interview on "good morning america" coming up at 7:00 after our newscast. >> from massachusetts, a 71-year-old map is face kidnapping charges after police say he locked a verify try stop employee in a vault because the employee parked on his lawn. this happened on monday outside boston, the remainbly i was working inside the vault at the time and the employee said the home owner started yelling at him to parking the grass and covered the vault and placed heavy rocks on top. the remainly he had his cell phone and called police who freed him. officers later arrested the 71-year-old. >> two female veterans are accusing former congressman and san diego mayor of sexual harassment. one met filner at a women's veterans event a year ago and she is a retired united states master sergeant in the air force and she and a fellow veteran say fee made unwanted sexual vans during a san diego support group meeting for military sexual assault victims. >> we are victims of military sexual assault and it appear he was targeting this organization and
ABC
Aug 17, 2013 8:00am EDT
morning, america. >>> we are following breaking news out of the philippines. hundreds missing after a ferry accident there. we are joined live with the latest. good morning, nick. >> reporter: good morning, rob. this is really a race against time right now. the ferry was just a few hundred feet from shore when a cargo ship rammed into it. now it's a frantic search for survivors. this morning, divers are in the water, hoping to find the hundreds of people still missing. look at the power of this impact. it rips through the cargo ship. most of the 870 passengers and crew were sleeping when the ferry was sawed in half. the impact sounded like an explosion, many passengers were trapped. others had to jump into the ocean. the lucky ones got to the shore covered in gas and oil. shocked survivors waited for help. and out of the water, emergency workers rescued an 11-month old infant. the ferry sank so quickly, this man shows it rose right up to his neck. i thought about my child, he says. thank god someone saved us so quickly. at daybreak, families who didn't know if loved ones lived or di
CSPAN
Aug 17, 2013 12:00pm EDT
of the migration of blacks who did something that no blacks in america -- went against the grain of the great migration that went from south to the northern industrial cities and if it came west, it came to oakland, san fransisco, and l.a., but there was a tribe of black, black oakees from the south and southwest, who wanted to retain the rural lifestyle. it was very important for them to feel the wind at night, to be out in places where no one bothered them, to be close to the land. about 25-30,000 of them didn't go to the industrial cities. they went from rural to rural, following the cotton trail west, and james dixon was one of them. he was from louisiana. he worked in the railroads for a while as a porter. when i met him, he was -- he had a water pump here and a little pecan tree, and he was cutting down the pecan tree to burn fire to keep himself warm. he was five-foot-five, sleeping on a little iron crate. the crate was too small for him, so he had a wooden beekeeper's box for his head. there were -- i'll looking inside, and there were veinna sausage cans, empty ones, that had had put
CSPAN
Aug 27, 2013 12:00am EDT
that attracted the president to want to go? >> it was a world there. -- fair, it was a celebration of america's place in the new world. the presidency was very surprising in many ways. in fact, he was the president who took the country to the world stage. the spanish-american war and turned america into a republican into an empire. at the end of his life in the last speech he gave, in effect he talks in ways that years later we can all appreciate about opening america to the world. >> we were looking at our posting and everybody is asking about what is known of ida mckinley, her ill health. here she is traveling with the president. what did the country think of the president to know about her? >> it is an interesting dichotomy. this is the pattern of her life. she had been grossly miscast by history as this victorian invalid on the fainting couch. there were times when she was that way. she had chronic illnesses. one was seizure disorder, known as epilepsy. she had damage along her left leg which led to immobility. she also had a compromised immune system. she was susceptible to infections. t
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